Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management


 

Nyack College’s online degree completion program, the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, prepares students to pursue management and leadership positions within the healthcare field. Healthcare is one of the most important and fastest growing industries in our society. With the increase of our aging population, the need for specialized and individual care healthcare management is at the forefront of career choices for college students. Students may enter the degree program with as little as sixty credits. The program is customized to fit each student’s needs, with an individualized degree plan created from the student’s transfer credits. This program is designed to be completed within three terms. All classes are held online.

Why Study Healthcare Management at Nyack College?
  • Socially relevant: You will graduate with the ability to care for others in their times of need and make a positive difference in the lives of others.  

  • Economically sound: You will qualify for many promising career opportunities in a wide range of settings. You’ll also be prepared to work in one of today’s fastest growing industries.  

  • Flexible schedule: Nyack offers interactive, fully online classes that are held once a week at a time that’s compatible with students’ work schedules.

  • Supportive environment: You’ll be part of a cohort-based learning environment that will encourage your growth and help you develop your communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

  • Practical application: Our course content is geared toward practical application in the everyday lives and occupations of our students.

  • Only 16 months: You can complete the requirements for an accredited bachelor’s degree in sixteen months (i.e., three terms of twenty-four weeks each).

  • Frequent launches: New cohorts launch twice a year.

  • Fully online: All of the coursework is completed online. There are no residency requirements.

  • Prior experience: You may be able to transfer up to 84 credits from life/career experience or from prior coursework.

The exciting topics you will learn about as they relate to healthcare include:   

  • Administration and management

  • Leadership

  • Current issues and trends in healthcare

  • Economics and marketing

  • Organizational behavior

  • Healthcare ethics

  • Cultural competence in healthcare

  • Principles of epidemiology

Career Opportunities

The BS in Healthcare Management degree prepares students to seek a variety of career opportunities in various healthcare fields and settings. Some of the most common career opportunities include working in areas such as:

  • Human resources

  • Hospitals

  • Medical practices

  • Mental health facilities

  • Technology departments

  • Healthcare suppliers

  • Performance and quality

  • Government agencies

  • Insurance companies

  • Case management   

Key Faculty

Dr. Maureen Kroning is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Nyack College and the Academic Chair of the Healthcare Management degree program. She received both her Master of Science in Nursing  in Leadership and Management and a Doctorate of Education from Walden University. She currently works as a nurse leader at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, New York. Dr. Kroning has been published in several journals, including Nursing Management, American Nurse Today, and the Journal of Christian Nursing.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Credits:  120
Standard Completion Time:  16 Months
Format: 100% Online